Thursday, November 15, 2007

I am Meandrously Quilting Today


me·an·der

1. To follow a winding and turning course
2. To move aimlessly and idly without fixed direction
3. Circuitous windings or sinuosities, as of a stream or path.
4. A circuitous journey or excursion; ramble. Often used in the plural.
5. An ornamental pattern of winding or intertwining lines, used in art and architecture.
6. An intricate variety of fret or fretwork

synonyms: wander, wind, twist, snake, or coil
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Origin: 1570-80;
From Latin maeander, circuitous windings
From Greek maiandros, after Maiandros, after the winding Maeander River in Phrygia
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meander (s) v.
meander v. with object
meandering v.
me·ander·er n.
me·ander·ing·ly adv.
me·androus (-drs) adj.
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Shown above:
On the last of my meandrous stitching today; then the binding; then I'm done with all of the sinuousities of the project that I thought I'd have finished last Monday ;)

3 comments:

  1. It looks great. Keep up the good work.

    There are so many good shows on this season, it is really hard to pick a few since I am trying hard not to watch show after show. So Dancing with the Stars is not on my list.

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  2. Everything takes me longer than I anticipate! Love the listing of all the definitions of one of my favorite words.

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  3. sounds like one of my usual days-a little of this here and a little of that there. Your meanderings are beautiful.

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Michele Bilyeu blogs "With Heart and Hands" as she journeys between Douglas, Alaska and Salem, Oregon.